Category Archives: Apple Mac

How to install Snow Leopard on Tiger (when it won’t read the DVD)

This post is in three sections; a sorry story of my adventures in upgrading from OSX Tiger to Snow Leopard, my thoughts about the why it happened and probably the useful bit – how I solved the problem, I’ll do … Continue reading

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Windows 7 on Parallels

Vista on Parallels 3 was good, Vista on Parallels 4 was terrible. So I wasn’t too bothered in ditching my Vista VM and installing Windows 7, even though it’s only marked as ‘experimental’. Well so far it’s been as good … Continue reading

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MacBook with broken case…fixed!

My little white MacBook has been through the wars…well not really. I look after it very well, so I was very angry with the case started to split apart. Also about the same time the machine would often refuse to … Continue reading

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Parallels Desktop 4 – disappointing

About a month ago I decided to upgrade my Parallels Desktop 3 to 4. I needed to do a fair amount of Windows Development work and 4 was hailed as providing large increases in performances and this, together with a … Continue reading

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Macbook – and Apple Quality

First off, I do like my MacBook. It’s just the right size for working on my lap, it’s Intel dual core is powerful enough and yes it’s cute. However, the cuteness has faded somewhat as it’s now held together with … Continue reading

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iPhone, OSX upgrade or iBore?

I’ve been considering getting back into developing for mobile devices and decided to see what was happening with the iPhone and iPhone SDK. So I went off to the download site where I’d previously downloaded the beta SDK only to … Continue reading

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Dialog bug with OSX?

My little Mac Book does a pretty good job of running my "at home" applications and doing so without getting too hot and noisy. However, every now and again it ends up sounding like a Spitfire about to take off. … Continue reading

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